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Community Nutrition in Action


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Preface. SECTION ONE: Community Nutritionists in Action: Working in the Community. 1. Opportunities in Community Nutrition. 2. Principles of Epidemiology. 3. Understanding and Achieving Behavior Change. 4. Community Needs Assessment. 5. Program Planning for Success. 6. The Art and Science of Policy Making. 7. A National Nutrition Agenda for the Public's Health. 8. Addressing the Obesity Epidemic: An Issue for Public Health Policy. 9. Health Care Systems and Policy. SECTION TWO: Community Nutritionists in Action: Delivering Programs. 10. Food Insecurity and the Food Assistance Programs. 11. Mothers and Infants: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs. 12. Children and Adolescents: Nutrition Issues, Services, and Programs. 13. Healthy Aging: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs. 14. Global Food and Nutrition Security: Challenges and Opportunities. SECTION THREE: Community Nutritionists in Action: Planning Nutrition Interventions. 15. Gaining Cultural Competence in Community Nutrition. 16. Principles of Nutrition Education. 17. Marketing Nutrition and Health Promotion. 18. Managing Community Nutrition Programs. 19. Building Grantsmanship Skills. Appendixes. References. Index.

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Dr. Marie Boyle received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern Maine and her M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from Florida State University. She is author of PERSONAL NUTRITION and coauthor of COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH. Dr. Boyle is a professor of nutrition, chairperson of the Foods and Nutrition Department, and director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey. She also teaches online distance courses in public health nutrition for the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her other professional activities include membership in the American Public Health Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, as well as serving as an author and reviewer for the latter two organizations. She coauthored the current position paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Food and Nutrition Security in Developing Nations, and serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition from Taylor & Francis Publishers.

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